| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:23 PM
SAN DIEGO — After the headline-inducing sex scandal that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, the special election campaign to find a replacement has been mostly civil and frightfully earnest.
With some policy differences at the margins,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:36 AM
If you’re thinking of buying an Android smartphone, look no further than the Nexus 5.
Google’s new flagship smartphone, with its all-around features, is a powerful alternate to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S4.
The Nexus 5 went on...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Motorola is following the release of its slumping Moto X smartphone by releasing the Moto G, a mid-range device that's set to arrive in the U.S. in January and be available with no contract for $179.
The Google-owned phone maker unveiled the device in...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Google's answer to the iPhone 5s has arrived, and it looks promising.
The tech giant last week announced the Nexus 5 and immediately began selling it online. Within minutes, the black 16-gigabyte version sold out on Google Play.
The Nexus 5 starts...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Thanks to a $100-million donation, UC San Diego will be creating a new clinical center to study how the use of stem cells may help cure or alleviate leukemia, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems, officials announced...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
After countless leaks, Google has finally formally unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone, and it arrives just in time for the holiday shopping season.
The LG-built device comes a month after Google sold out of its predecessor, the Nexus 4. Around the same...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Sprint announced two new Windows Phone 8 devices for its lineup that will be capable of connecting to its LTE network: the HTC 8XT and the Samsung Ativ S Neo.
The HTC 8XT is the first Windows Phone 8 device the Taiwanese smartphone maker has outfited...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The smartwatch race is off and running. Whether consumers care remains to be seen.
Samsung kicked off the competition Wednesday by unveiling the Galaxy Gear at an event in Berlin. The South Korean tech giant said its $299 smartwatch connects with the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Samsung.com | around $300 (available in October)
The future has finally caught up to Dick Tracy.
Samsung's Android-powered Galaxy Gear smartwatch is designed to be an accessory for your smartphone that can power apps, display and send email, text...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:14 PM
As first steps go, those were big ones that Landon Donovan took with the U.S. national team Friday. Maybe even big enough to carry him to Brazil.
Playing in his first international match in nearly 11 months, Donovan showed he hasn't lost a thing,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:11 PM
The Lumia 1020 features the best camera we have seen on any smartphone.
Nokia has been betting big on smartphone photography for the past year now, but the Lumia 1020 may be its boldest move yet.
Unlike other smartphones on the market that typically...